Introduction to Greenfield, California
Greenfield, California, located in Monterey County, is 33 miles SE of Salinas, California (center to center) and 79 miles SE of San Jose, California. The people of the city are in the Salinas metropolitan area. Greenfield has a population of 12,583.
Greenfield came into being in 1905 when the Clark Colony Water Company constructed a network of canals for irrigation in the area. The area was named after Edward Greenfield, one of the planners of the canal system.
Greenfield and Nearby Attractions
- Lake San Antonio
- Lake Nacimento
- Arroyo Seco
Things To Do In Greenfield
The city is situated between two mountain ranges providing excellent opportunities for biking and horse riding. The vineyards and wineries are also popular tourist attractions and the lakes and mountains are excellent for relaxation and picnicking.
The city is served by the Mesa Del Rey Airport.
Greenfield Higher Education
The Hartnell College is nearby.